Recent rain and wind storms with high waves have seriously damaged Sharp Park fishing pier in Pacifica. Apparently, a huge chunk of the pier has fallen off into the ocean. The pier is closed until further notice. Stay tuned for more details. If you have information, including photos, please submit them at the Comments link below this post. As reader Ann Lato says, the pier is such an iconic part of Pacifica, and she hopes it will be repaired and reopened soon.
Marissa Lang reports on Central Valley farmworkers living in plywood shacks in a drainage ditch, barely surviving while scrambling for scarce food, money, jobs, healthcare, transportation, etc. This great journalism deserves a Pulitzer Prize.
According to the San Francisco Chronicle report at the link above, some of the dozen containers that slid off the ship held plastic pallets. The debris is creating a shipping hazard and is littering area beaches. "Law of the sea: finders keepers," comments Riptide's Jay Bird.
The North-Central County SWAT Team arrested murder suspect Anthony Kirinic, 22, (above) in Redwood City this evening, in coordination with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, San Mateo Police, and Redwood City Police.
Previously reported: At noon on Saturday, November 28, San Mateo Police officers (SMPD) responded to the 1500 block of South B Street on a reported stabbing. The victim, a 34-year-old female critically injured inside her home with visible stab wounds, died at the scene. The victim's boyfriend, Anthony Kirincic, a 22-year-old male, was identified as the suspect. The suspect was gone from the scene at the time of police arrival, and is believed to no longer be in the immediate area. SMPD immediately set upon the task of locating the suspect, and were advised that the suspect's vehicle was located unoccupied in a parking structure in the area of Holly St. and Industrial Ave. in San Carlos.